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From prison to the major leagues

the picture story of Ron LeFlore

by Ron Knapp

  • 122 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • LeFlore, Ron -- Juvenile literature.,
    • LeFlore, Ron.,
    • Detroit Tigers (Baseball team) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Prisoners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baseball players.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ron Knapp.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.L37 K58
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4104601M
      ISBN 10067134059X
      LC Control Number80019233
      OCLC/WorldCa6554733

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